Between March and December 2015, Doosan announced winning two contracts to supply the boilers and turbines for new build projects within Korea. Both projects each consist of two 1000 MW units, developed with the company’s ultra-supercritical (USC) technology. USC solutions help to increase power plant efficiency by using high steam pressure and higher temperature, which in turn reduces fuel consumption, thereby leading to lower CO2 emissions and operating costs.
One of the projected plants is located on South Korea’s East coast, the Gangneun Anin power plant, the other one will be built on the Southern tip, the Goseong Hai thermal power plant. The projects are scheduled to be completed between December 2019 and end of 2021.
After a nearly two-year planning and bid phase, Clyde Bergemann in March received the order to deliver and install the boiler cleaning equipment and related controls technology for all four units. The scope of supply for each unit includes 86 VS-H wall blowers to remove heavy slagging from the furnace walls. Additionally, 68 retractable, reinforced dual rack sootblowers RXM-H will be applied in the superheater and reheater area and four PS-A axial sootblowers will be used to clean the heat exchanger surfaces in the air preheater.
With this order, Clyde Bergemann expands its leading position in the Korean market. The company has already delivered the technology for the first Korean USC boiler in Shin Boryeong in 2015. Overall, Clyde Bergemann holds a total market share for boiler cleaning equipment of about 80 percent of all power plants in the country.
“We are very pleased to win this important contract and about the confidence shown by Doosan in our ability to supply and support them”, says Franz Bartels, President & CEO of the Clyde Bergemann Power Group. “Since 1980 we have served the Korean Power industry with our state-of-art equipment and we look forward to further improving efficiency and reducing emissions with the help of our process technology.“